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Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Fred Armisen and rock 'n' roll guitarist Carrie Brownstein first cracked up audiences as the internet sketch-comedy duo ThunderAnt. That led to this absurdist series set in Portland, Ore., that gently pokes fun at the laid-back Pacific Northwest city and the many eccentric characters that call it home. Among the many recurring guest stars on the series are Ed Begley Jr., Jeff Goldblum, Natasha Lyonne, Kumail Nanjiani and Kyle MacLachlan, who plays Portlandia's mayor.

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Toni and Candace lead a feminist retreat for women in New Beaverton, Ohio; Peter and Nance go on a walking tour.
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Toni and Candace coach a dance team; Kickstarter videos compete at a Film Festival; Toni and Candace coach the Portland Trail Blazers' dance team.
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Nina and Lance tell how they met; Peter and Nance look forward to breakfast; a couple uses distraction cancelling glasses; Malcolm and Kris get involved at a community meeting.
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After achieving success by including their cat in their band, "Cat Nap" is kidnapped by an obsessed fan.
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Peter and Nance go to great lengths to make sure that their restaurant order is ethical and humane; restroom policy.
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Peter, Nance, Fred, Carrie, the Mayor and most of the city of Portland find a new brunch spot which annoys Toni and Candace.
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Doug and Claire try an open relationship; Shannon gets help parallel parking; a company uses VR for a meeting; the Mayor waits for a helicopter; Fred steps on a snail.
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Electricity is shut off for the entire city as a result of unpaid bills at the Mayor's office; Peter and Nance have a mysterious guest at their bed and breakfast.
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Fred and Carrie meet the Mayor of Portland; Toni and Candace help a student at the Feminist Bookstore.
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The Mayor sets out to prove Portland's diversity; text message drama unfolds during a business meeting; activists on a hunger strike take a cheat day; drivers communicate via hand signals.
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Sandra discovers she can have it all; Jamie's co-workers help her get over a cold; Fred and Carrie prepare for a natural disaster; Kathleen and Dave learn how to take photo booth pictures.
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The Mayor cuts deals all over town to secure the perfect route for the Portland Marathon; Fred and Carrie decide to run to break their addiction to news alerts; Candace's house guest Dolly quickly becomes her new best friend.
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The Weirdos lose their favorite trash can, which takes an unexpected journey throughout the city; Malcolm and Kris visit their pediatrician; Peter and Nance wonder why they've never been hacked; Fred and Carrie just give up.
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Peter and Nance interact with celebrities on social media; Fred gives Carrie a rock n' roll remodel; James rides his bike to work; Gil and George say hello to Toni and Candace.
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Fred and Carrie help Rachel navigate dating apps; Kathleen and Dave take on an escape room; Doug gives his friends benefit fatigue; Andy and Drew swear off women; Joey tries therapy.
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Toni and Candace get involved in healthcare; Peter and Nance deal with a sushi situation; Kathleen becomes the first female partner at her firm; a single guy interrupts a couples' dinner.
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Spyke gets his old band back together; podcasters investigate a police station; Candace brings Toni to her childhood summer home; Brendan and Michelle consider buying a van.
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Lance and Nina feel pressure when Lance's mom and her new boyfriend visit.
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The origin of the feminist bookstore; a merger between two corporate book retailers pits Toni and Candace against one another in fierce competition to be head of the Chick Lit Department.
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Sandra teaches a pit bull self-control; Fred and Carrie attempt protesting for cyclist rights; Lisa and Bryce sell instant garbage; a couple explains alcohol to their adult son; Fred discovers models.
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Carrie tries to improve her passenger rating; an actor teaches a boss how to fire employees; the National Small Talk Convention takes place.

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